King George IV Inn

32 George Street , Charleston, SC 29401 USA (Show map)


'Step into the past and feel the history around you.' The King George Inn is a 200 year old Charleston Historic House located in the heart of the Historic District. The Inn is the Historic Peter Freneau House. A Federal style house, four stories tall with three levels of lovely Charleston porches. All rooms have decorative fireplaces, 10'-12' ceilings and 7' windows. All rooms have original wideplanked hardwood floors, architectural moldings and details and antiques.



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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.4
  • Value4.8
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining3.9

We found a gem on George Street!!!!

5 on May 27, 2015

Our stay here was amazing! Weather was excellent, my boyfriend and I loved our porch and the room was very spacious and lovely! We stayed from May 23rd - May 25th, 2015. Terry was very helpful and friendly as well as the staff!. Breakfast was delicious! We were lucky to have found this gem! The rooms/home itself has a southern vibe, with lots of charm and history. We were a half a block from King St! It was a great spot! Thanks you so much!! Only a 6 minute walk to The Charleston Grill if you're hungry for a nice dinner and about a 10-15 min walk to Amen Street Fish & Raw Bar which was also delicious. So much to see! And when in doubt you can always call Charleston Rickshaw to scoop you up! We did! And if you need a taxi - Terry suggested Green Taxi. We called them to take us to and from the wedding we went to on the Carolina Girl Yacht. They were prompt and friendly!

Great Location

4.6 on March 11, 2015

Location, location, location. The B&B is in the heart of the city and most of the city is accessible by a quick walk on from their front steps. 10+ restaurants are within 5 city blocks and the owners can help you decide which restaurant meets your needs. Our room was spacious and had a separate sitting room for relaxation. We had a balcony and used it often. The building has a lot of charm and the owners had done a nice job of adding antiques and amenities to give the house more style. The room had a very comfortable bed and we slept well. Be aware that old homes come with not so modern plumbing or HVAC, but it is not an inconvenience. The B&B needs a little TLC on the outside, but the owners are planning some work this year. For homes this old, anyone can expect some updates or the need of fresh paint. Breakfast was basic and it fill you up and prepared you for a day of walking around the city. Would I stay again - yes.

Motorcycle gang with no where to park

5 on October 08, 2013

Well we came to Charleston to visit and see the sights and we were not staying at the B&B, but we were on motorcycles, and let me say Charleston is not motorcycle friendly, and in the midst of being denied a place to park again, out of no where came our knight in shining armour, Terry (owner of B&B )who invited us to park in his parking area, offered us breakfast, gave us a tour of his beautiful B&B, very friendly housekeeper sorry but don't remember her name but she was very precious, we do plan on stying there our next visit, a special thanks to Terry and Debra, special and wonderful people.

Charlene and the young lady that was covering for the owners over valentines weekend was great. They both went above the call of duty to help meet our needs and desires for great resturants. This was a great weekend get away for me, Thanks so much for caring about people.

4.8 on February 20, 2013

Libby Kickliter

First time B&B experience... FANTASTIC!!!

5 on August 05, 2011

We returned home last night from a five night stay at King George IV B&B. It was our first experience staying in a Bed & Breakfast and we were a little leary BUT we are already talking about a return visit!!! I can not say enough about our Host and Hostess Terry and Debra. The rooms were gorgeous and clean! Breakfast each morning was EXCELLENT and plentiful (Terry makes a fantastic omlet!). Upon our arrival Terry gave us recommendations on sites and resturaunts and they were all SPOT ON! Terry and Debra went above and beyond by suppling us with beach towels and a cooler for our trip to the beach. One hot afternoon we decided to take a rest from walking and went back to our room where my husband ended up napping in the air conditioned room and I ended up on the beautiful front porch napping with a book in my lap. What better way to spend a relaxing vacation !!! God willing we will return!!!

Right in the middle of everything! Spoleto 2011

5 on June 24, 2011

We went to Charleston for the Spoleto Festival, and the highlight of our 4 days there was The King George. With free parking, we left the car and walked almost everywhere. If our destination was too far to walk, the free trolley was only a block east or a block west of the B&B. Our host, Terry, cooked and served delicious breakfasts, with fresh baked breads, omelets made-to-order, and friendly conversations with him and the other guests. Suggestions for what to see., where to go, and how to get there were plentiful. Several afternoons, and in the evening, we walked back to King Charles and relaxed on the veranda for a while to enjoy the breeze from the trees that shaded the porches. Our room was spacious and comfortable. A review is not complete without mentioning Charlene, the delightful hostess who greeted us when we arrived, and was the finest example of Southern hospitality that we have ever met. She was available every day to solve any problems, (we had none) and to suggest great restaurants and interesting places to go.

A true gem in a treasure of a city

4.2 on February 22, 2010

The King George IV Inn met and exceeded our expectations. We were lucky to find it online when we decided to spend a day there on our way back home from Myrtle Beach. We've been to Charleston in the past and love the city and all it has to offer. We stayed in Room 6 which is decorated in red with white magnolias. It immediatley reminded us of the many beautiful historic houses we have visited. The room was large with a private bath, small kitchenette, and a door leading to the piazza. The bed was very comfortable and took us back in time to a slower, more elegant period of time. There was a small offstreet parking lot which is nice in a city with limited parking. The breakfast room was small, but warm and friendly. Debbie, the manager was very hospitable and mentioned to us that the innkeepers, Debra and Terry were out of town the day that we were there. The food was filling and very good, nothing special, but there was a variety of items to choose from. Yes, we will return to the King George IV Inn on our next visit to Charleston and will recommend it to family and friends. It is truly a gem in a treasure of a city!


5 on May 26, 2009

You will be very hard pressed to find a more beautiful or luxurious Inn to stay at. The room my Honey and I stayed in (#2) was as if we stepped back in time. Furniture that is as solid as the day it was made and just as Beautiful. The room was so clean, and authentic with more towels in the bath room then I have ever seen in any motel/hotel or other Inn. Terry and Debra (the owners) treated us as family, and as if they have known us for a long time. They made room for my Harley to be parked in their carriage house where it would be safe and out of the weather next to their Harleys. The Breakfast was fresh, good, and plentiful. Terry's home made bread was off the chain, my Granny can't bake bread that good, and her bread is good. That weekend was for my Honey's Birthday, and the King George the IV made my Honey cry with tears of joy. When you go to Charleston you need to stay at the King George the IV. I want to thank Debra, Terry, Ms. Debbie and the staff for a weekend get a way of a life time. WE WILL GO BACK REAL SOON ! David D. Johnson Sr po box 16549 Augusta, Ga. 30919

Can't Wait To Go Back!

4.4 on May 12, 2009

We enjoyed our stay here tremendously! The location was perfect! The owners were very friendly - we learned a lot about their family & the reason they went into business. The rooms were great, very quaint & cozy. Parking was a bit tight, but we got in. Breakfast was surprising in that they did not expend too much effort in preparing it, but it was tasty & filling; fresh juice, milk, coffee, yogurt & fruit along with bacon & waffles, homemade bread. So all in all, it was a pleasant experience and we felt right at home. I think when you weigh up the cost of staying there in comparison to the pricey others in the area, you really get your money's worth. Look forward to returning soon!

Felt like Family

4.8 on January 15, 2009

Upon our arrival, Terry gave us an overview of the City recommending tours, restaurants and sights. To our delight, the King George is close to all points of interest and provides a nice relaxing retreat in the evening. Innkeepers Terry and Debra treated us like family and went out of their way to accommodate our breakfast wishes and make us feel special. Mom wanted poached eggs on the first day, no problem. The second morning the poached eggs were already prepared. Our last evening, Debra was making holiday cookies. Knowing we were leaving early in the morning and would miss the planned display, Terry brought us a plate full. Innkeepers assistant Debbie was equally accommodating and helpful. What a terrific team!

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Rooms & Rates


First Floor: Antique Gothic Rope Bed from the 1840's, queen-size. Two wing back chairs, highboy, side chair. Decorative fireplace. Private bath. Rate for high season 175-200, off season 99-130.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $145 - $215


First Floor: Victorian Iron Bed, side chairs, loveseat and dresser. Lovely oriental rug. Decorative fireplace. Full private bath. High season 175-200. Off season 99-130.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $145 - $215


First Floor: Four-poster Mahogany pineapple bed in bedroom. Sitting room with loveseat, side-chair, antique twin bed. Private entrance. Private bath. High season rate 185-215. Off season rate 99-140.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $155 - $230


Second Floor: Massive Victorian Teak Bed. Headboard 91" tall. Full size sofa, side chair, armoire and dresser. Victorian Twin Bed. Original wainscoting and plaster ceiling molding. Decorative fireplace. Private bath. High season rate 185-215. Off season rate 105-140.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $155 - $230


Second Floor: Pencil poster mahogany bed. Antique sofa, pne wing back chair. Formal tall ceilings, architectual ceiling molding. Lovely oriental rug. Private bath. High season rate 185-215. Off season rate 105-140.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $155 - $230


Second Floor: Suite with Mahogany Georgian Heavy carved bed in bedroom. Lovely armoire and side chair. A large sofa in sitting room. Decorative fireplaces, in both rooms. Private porch. Choice of private entrance. Private bath. High season rate 195-240. Off season rate 105-150.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $165 - $255


Third Floor: Antique Victorian Mahogany Bed. Full size sofa, two wing-back chairs. Mahogany dresser, mirror. Attached kitchenette with table & chairs, sink and refrigerator. Full private bath with antique claw-foot tub and shower. Suite opens onto porch. High season rate 195-240. Off season rate 105-150.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $165 - $255


Third Floor: Four poster carved Sheraton Bed, massive antique armoire, sofa, side chair, antique rocking chair. Attached kitchenette with sink, table and chairs, refrigerator. Opens onto porch. High season rate 195-240. Off season rate 105-150.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $165 - $255


Forth Floor: Pine Windsor Bed with matching dresser. Loveseat, two side chairs. Lovely vanity with sink and refrigerator. Shared bath in hall with private entrance. High season rate 145-165. Off season rate 89-115.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $125 - $175


Forth Floor: Four-poster mahogany rice bed and one twin bed. Loveseat, two side chairs, decorative fireplace. Lovely vanity with sink and refrigerator. Shared bath in hall with private entrance. High season rate 145-165. Off season 89-115.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $125 - $175

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Location Type

City, Downtown


Charleston, SC (CHS) 10 miles

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Antique stores, Boat Tours to Ft Sumter, Historic Plantations, Tour Mansions, restaurants, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Copier, Fax Machine , 3 porches, lovely historic house, in heart of historic district, horse carriages

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Billiards, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Hunting, Walks thru Historic area, Open Air Market, Shopping, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming pool, Table Tennis, Video Arcade

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  • Check In:: 2:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only On porches only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited over 12 years old
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Two Night minimum on weekends. Call for a one night stay on the weekends.
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Confirmation held by credit card.
  • Cancellations: Five days or more prior to reservation date for full refund.



Terry and Debra Flowers

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About the innkeepers

Terry enjoys cooking and going new places. Debra enjoys working in the garden and traveling. We both enjoy our three grandchildren.

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  • Time Served: 8:30 to 10:30 AM
  • Serving Location: Breakfast Room

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